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The annual IIDA Industry Roundtable brings together a select group of IIDA Industry and Designer Members for a facilitated session to discuss issues facing all partners working in the profession of Interior Design.

Held in Chicago each year, the Industry Roundtable has become an invaluable "brain trust" session for manufacturers and a quality opportunity for designers to exchange dialogue on issues addressing the built environment.

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2016 Executive Report:

Design & Diversity

IIDA convened a group of design experts to discuss why gender, equity, and multidisciplinary thinking are essential to business. This report outlines our initial findings and establishes the IIDA Diversity Council’s goals for diversity in the Interior Design profession.


Download the 2016 Industry Roundtable Executive Report (PDF)


 
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2015 Executive Report:

Workplace Well-Being

Thirty members of the interior design community with diverse backgrounds addressed employee well-being as a necessary component in design strategy, and provided new perspectives on human-focused design.


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2014 Executive Report:

People, Place and Work: Analyzing the Critical Factors that Effect How We Work and How We Manage

A dynamic range of professionals in the design community focused on key contemporary issues in HR and executive leadership and how they can be best prepared to meet the challenges they face in their workplaces today.


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2013 Executive Report:

Leveraging Volatility: Balancing Critical Issues in Economics, Marketing and Design

 A cross-section of leaders in Design and manufacturing met with a panel of futurists for an in-depth discussion of how to negotiate market volatility in a world where volatility is a constant.


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2012 Executive Report:

Who, Where, How We Work: The Intersection of Culture, Workplace and Social Media

Roundtable participants focused on the changes in the industry, and in the world, their experience of the evolution of the workplace, and more importantly the way we work.

Download the 2012 Industry Roundtable Executive Report (PDF).


 

 

 

2011 Executive Report:

Navigating the New Normal

Leading industry professionals and IIDA Interior Designers convened for an insightful, provocative gathering focusing on the economy and its long term impact on the recent shift in business practice, with an underlying theme of “Adjustment.”

Download the 2011 Industry Roundtable Executive Report.


 

 

 

2010 Executive Report:

No Such Thing as Business as Usual

Twenty Interior Design industry leaders gathered to discuss and debate the top questions foremost on manufacturers' and suppliers' minds regarding the evolution of business as usual...

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For more information on how you can participate in future Industry Roundtable discussions, contact IIDA Senior Vice President Dennis Krause at dkrause@iida.org.

 

With Appreciation to our Past Participants

AGATI
Alessi USA

Allsteel
Antron/Invista
Architex International
Armstrong World Industries
Beaulieu
Commercial
Bentley Mills, Inc.
Carnegie
Crossville, Inc.
David Edward
ESI Ergonomic Solutions
Formica
Haworth
Herman Miller
Humanscale

Innovations in Wallcoverings
InPro Corporation
Inscape
InterfaceFLOR
KI
Kimball Office
Knoll
Luna Textiles
Maharam
Mannington Commercial
Masland Carpets
Milliken
The Mohawk Group
OFS Brands
Shaw Contract Group
Sherwin Williams
Steelcase
Tarkett
Teknion
Transwall
Tuohy Furniture
USG
Wilsonart International